Techstars Seattle graduate Leanplum, led by former Google engineers, raises $29M

Techstars Seattle graduate Leanplum, led by former Google engineers, raises $29M

Techstars Seattle graduate Leanplum has raised $29 million in a Series C round, led by Canaan Partners with participation from Kleiner Perkins and Shasta Ventures. It’s a big round for the startup company, which left Seattle for San Francisco shortly after graduating from the Techstars program in 2012. The latest round brings total funding in Leanplum […]

Xaxis Launches Native Ad Specialist plista in Singapore and Taiwan

Xaxis Launches Native Ad Specialist plista in Singapore and Taiwan

Xaxis, the world’s largest programmatic audience company, announced the launch of native ad specialist plista in Singapore and Taiwan. Part of the Xaxis portfolio, plista is the industry’s most comprehensive programmatic platform for native ads and the first to provide a single source solution for buying in-feed, outstream video, recommendation widgets and in-ad formats across […]

Mobile video ad platform, POKKT, introduces a new retargeting product

Mobile video ad platform, POKKT, introduces a new retargeting product

POKKT, a mobile video advertising platform in India and South East Asia, has announced the launch of a new in-app mobile retargeting product suite. POKKT adds this formidable suite to its progressive mobile ad platform, giving advertisers the ability to remarket and defined audience segments and niches efficiently. Commenting on the development, Manish Tewari, POKKT’s […]

Flipboard enters new publishers partnerships to fuel people’s passions

Flipboard enters new publishers partnerships to fuel people’s passions

Flipboard announced 65 new publications available on its platform through partnerships with publishers Bonnier, Rodale and The Enthusiast Network (TEN). The new titles, such as Motor Trend, Working Mother and Runners World, add breadth and depth to the topics people follow on Flipboard. In the months ahead Flipboard will add more sources and important voices […]

SoundCloud Selects Triton Digital’s a2x for Monetization of Audio Advertising Inventory in Canada

SoundCloud Selects Triton Digital’s a2x for Monetization of Audio Advertising Inventory in Canada

Triton Digital, a leading technology provider for the audio industry, announced that SoundCloud, the world’s leading music and audio platform, has selected Triton Digital’s programmatic audio advertising exchange, a2x as a monetization partner for their digital audio advertising inventory in Canada. This partnership enables programmatic buyers throughout Canada to execute targeted, at-scale buys across SoundCloud’s highly engaged […]

Integrated ‘TV + Mobile’ campaigns drive higher purchase intent for Brands

Integrated ‘TV + Mobile’ campaigns drive higher purchase intent for Brands

Research conducted by InMobi and Mindshare, in partnership with Unilever, indicates that brand campaigns deliver better results when delivered as integrated ‘TV + Mobile’ campaigns compared to ‘TV only’ campaigns. The multiscreen approach is seen to deliver significantly higher impact on stimulating purchase intent in consumers in addition to being more cost-effective as compared to […]

Mobile programmatic ad platform Go2mobi announces partnership with Neustar

Mobile programmatic ad platform Go2mobi announces partnership with Neustar

Go2mobi, one of the first mobile programmatic advertising platforms, announced a partnership with Neustar, a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services. The partnership brings together the latest innovations in mobile DMP and DSP technology including highly accurate and up-to-the-minute insights and audience data. The partnership gives marketers and media planners better optimization capabilities and […]

Spotify Embraces Vertical Video with Branded Moments

Spotify Embraces Vertical Video with Branded Moments

Music streaming service Spotify has begun serving vertical video ads using its new format ‘Branded Moments’, which launched in beta in October. Like a number of the service’s other ad format, Branded Moments offers users 30 minutes of commercial-free listening afterwards, but Branded Moments is the first video unit from the streaming firm to use […]